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Appraisal number: 968 (2017)

Date issued: 23 Jun 2017

Description

Velux Skylights are for use on roofs to provide natural light into interior spaces within buildings.

Velux Skylights come in two ranges:

  • Low-pitch models include the FCM, VCM and VCS series, suitable for use on roof pitches between 0° and 60°.
  • FS, VS, VSE and VSS series, which are for use with roof pitches between 15° and 60°.

Some models are openable and can be used to provide ventilation.

Scope

Velux Skylights (FS, VS, VSE and VSS series) have been appraised for use on buildings within the following scope:

  • The scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable solution E2/AS1 paragraph 1.1 with respect to building height and maximum floor plan area.
  • With roof structures designed and constructed to meet the requirements of the NZBC.
  • With masonry tile, pressed metal tile, and profiled metal roof cladding systems complying with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1.
  • With a roof pitch between 15° and 60°.
  • Situated in NZS 3604 wind zones up to and including extra high.

Velux Low-Pitch Skylights (FCM, VCM and VCS series) have been appraised for use on buildings within the following scope:

  • The scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable solution E2/AS1 paragraph 1.1 with respect to building height and maximum floor plan area.
  • With roof structures designed and constructed to meet the requirements of the NZBC.
  • With pitched roof cladding types and profiles and minimum pitches as specified in E2/AS1.
  • For use on flat or nominally flat roofs making use of membrane roof systems.
  • With a roof pitch between 0° and 60°.
  • Situated in NZS 3604 wind zones up to and including extra high.

Velux Skylights must be installed in accordance with the technical literature supplied by Velux New Zealand Ltd.

Technical literature

  • FS Deck Mounted Skylight Installation instructions, VAS 452262-0909
  • FS - Fixed Skylight and EDW Flashing in Profiled Metal Roof, June 2011
  • FS - Fixed Skylight and EDW Flashing in Decratile Roof, June 2011
  • Typical Detail - Lightshaft Construction, June 2011
  • FS - Fixed Skylight in Membrane Roof (pitch <15 degrees), June 2011
  • Typical Detail - EKW Combi Flashing, June 2011
  • FS - Fixed Skylight in Metal Roof (pitch <15 degrees), June 2011
  • FS - Fixed Skylight and EDW Flashing in Tile Roof, June 2011
  • FS - Fixed Skylight and EDW Flashing in Shingle Roof, June 2011
  • Velux Integra VS/VSE and VSS Deck Mounted Skylight Installation Instructions, VAS 452263 - 2015-11
  • VS, VSE - Venting Skylight and EDW Flashing in Tile Roof, June 2011
  • VS, VSE - Venting Skylight and EDW Flashing in Decratile Roof, June 2011
  • VS, VSE - Venting Skylight and EDW Flashing in Profiled Metal Roof, June 2011
  • VS, VSE - Venting Skylight and EDL Flashing in Shingle Roof, June 2011
  • VSS - Venting Solar Skylight and EDW Flashing in Profiled Metal Roof, February 2016
  • VSS - Venting Solar Skylight and EDW Flashing in Tile Roof, February 2016
  • VSS - Venting Solar Skylight and EDL Flashing in Shingle Roof, February 2016
  • General Arrangement Layout of (2x1) Velux VSS Skylights with EKW Flashing & Concrete Tile Roofing, February 2016
  • General Arrangement Layout of (2x1) Velux VSS Skylights with EKW Flashing & Profiled Metal Roofing, February 2016
  • VSS - Solar Venting Skylight, 2016
  • VSS - Residential / Commercial Roof Section (Cathedral Ceiling with Asphalt Shingles) - Drawing No. VSS-03-020216, February 2016
  • VSS - Residential / Commercial Roof Section (Light Shaft and Asphalt Shingles) - Drawing No. VSS-02-020216, February 2016
  • FCM Curb Mounted Skylight Installation Instructions, VAS 452195 0109
  • FCM - Fixed Skylight in Membrane Roof (pitch <15 degrees), May 2012
  • FCM - Fixed Skylight in Metal Roof (pitch <15 degrees), May 2012
  • FCM Skylight general installation details, May 2012
  • VCM/VCE Curb Mounted Skylight Installation Instructions, VAS 452864-2011-12
  • VCM, VCE - Venting Skylight in Membrane Roof (pitch <15 degrees), June 2011
  • VCM, VCE - Venting Skylight in Profiled Metal Roof (pitch <15 degrees), June 2011
  • VCM, VCE Skylight general installation details, June 2011
  • Velux Integra VCS Curb Mounted Solar Powered Skylight Installation Instructions, VAS 453525-2013-08
  • EDW Deck Mounted Skylight and Roof Window Flashing Installation Instructions, VAS 452259-0509
  • EDL Flashing Installation Instructions, VAS 451151-0108; V-USA 1771-0108
  • EKW/ EKX Flashing Installation Instructions, VAS 450642-2012-01
  • EDW Flashing Installation Instructions, VAS 453578-2013-10
  • EDL-S Flashing Installation Instructions, VAS 453496-2014-04

Consenting instructions

Always refer to the Appraisal in full and the technical literature.

Appraisal holder

Velux New Zealand Ltd
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